Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Installing the VMware Horizon Desktop Client

This guide outlines the procedure for installation and configuration of the VMware Horizon Desktop Client

  1. If you are using campus hardware or a Charger Tech 360 laptop, install VMware Horizon through the Company Portal. See Company Portal for install instructions.

  2. Once the VMware Horizon is installed through the Company Portal, open "VMware Horizon Client" from the desktop shortcut or start menu.

  3. Double click on the "virtual.swtc.edu" entry.

    Screenshot of virtual.swtc.edu entry

  4. You will then be prompted to log in with your netID. Enter your credentials and click "Login".

    If your name is John Smith and your student ID is 1234567, you will log in with smi4567. If you need assistance with account access or password reset, please visit our KB page: https://kb.swtc.edu/82541

    Screenshot of login window

  5. Once you login you will now see your the virtual machines your account is entitled for. You can then click on the virtual machine and it will load and fill your screen and you can begin using the virtual desktop.

    Screenshot of student VDI image




Keywords:vmware virtual desktop vdi client desktop   Doc ID:100610
Owner:Jake W.Group:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Created:2020-04-15 08:53 CDTUpdated:2021-06-17 10:05 CDT
Sites:Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
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